Honda Civic vs Focus and Golf - specifications

 Honda Civic 2.2 i-DTEC ESFord Focus 2.0 TDCi Zetec VW Golf 2.0 TDI Match
On the road price/total as tested£21,095/£21,585£19,595/£21,710£21,515/£21,580
Residual value (after 3yrs/36,000)£9,493/45.0%£7,466/38.1%£9,596/44.6%
Depreciation£11,602£12,129£11,911
Annual tax liability std/higher rate£547/£1,094£703/£1,407£558/£1,115
Annual fuel cost (12k/20k miles)£2,040/£3,400£1,732/£2,887£1,768/£2,947
Ins. group/quote/road tax band/cost19/£515/B/£2019/£457/D/£9521/£495/C/£30
Servicing cost£895 (5yrs/62,500) £785 (3yrs)£329 (3yrs/30k)
Length/wheelbase4,300/2,595mm4,358/2,648mm4,199/2,578mm
Height/width1,470/1,770mm1,461/1,823mm1,479/1,786mm
Engine4cyl in-line/2,199cc4cyl in-line/1,997cc4cyl in-line/1,968cc
Peak power/revs 148/4,000 bhp/rpm138/3,750 bhp/rpm138/4,200 bhp/rpm
Peak torque/revs 350/2,000 Nm/rpm320/3,600 Nm/rpm320/1,750 Nm/rpm
Transmission 6-spd man/fwd6-spd man/fwd6-spd man/fwd
Fuel tank capacity/spare wheel50 litres/sealant55 litres/space saver55 litres/sp. saver
Boot capacity (seats up/down) 477/1,378 litres316/1,101litres350/1,350 litres
Kerbweight/payload/towing weight1,367/423/1,500kg1,421/629/1,500kg1,366/589/1,500kg
Turning circle/drag coefficient11.8 metres/N/A11.0 metres/0.29Cd10.9 metres/0.31Cd
Basic warranty (miles)/recovery3yrs (90,000)/3yrs 3yrs (60,000)/1yrs 3yrs (60,000)/1yr
Service intervals/UK dealers12,500 miles (1yr)/19612,500 miles (1yr)/781Variable/223
Driver Power manufacturer/dealer pos.12th/3rd20th/28th15th/24th
Euro NCAP: Adult/child/ped./starsN/A92/82/72/5 stars97/84/61/5 stars
0-60/30-70mph8.6/8.0 secs9.5/9.2 secs9.8/8.9 secs
30-50mph in 3rd/4th4.3/7.0 secs3.8/5.9 secs3.9/6.1 secs
50-70mph in 5th/6th8.5/11.1 secs7.7/10.0 secs7.9/11.1 secs
Top speed/rpm at 70mph 135mph/1,800rpm129mph/1,900rpm130mph/1,800rpm
Braking 70-0/60-0/30-0mph 50.7/36.6/9.2m51.4/37.9/9.4m53.0/38.1/9.8m
Noise level outside/idle/30/70mph63/45/58/66dB58/43/58/67dB59/44/56/67dB
Auto Express economy/range37.7mpg/415 miles44.4mpg/537 miles43.5mpg/526 miles
Govt urban/extra-urban/combined 55.4/76.3/67.3mpg44.8/67.3/56.5mpg52.2/74.3/65.7mpg
Actual/claimed CO2/tax bracket201/110g/km/13%170/129g/km/18%174/114g/km/13%
Airbags/Isofix/rear parking sensorsSix/yes/yesSix/yes/£225Seven/yes/yes
Automatic box/stability/cruise controlNo/yes/yes£1,250/yes/£200£1,360/yes/yes
Climate control/leather/DAB radioYes/no/noNo/no/yes£455/£1,965/yes
Metallic paint/xenon lights/keyless go£490/no/no£525/no/no£465/no/no
Sat-nav/USB connection/BluetoothNo/yes/yes£750/yes/yes£1,195/yes/yes

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